Siege of Petersburg - Scenes of the Construction of Grant's Railroad

Title

Siege of Petersburg - Scenes of the Construction of Grant's Railroad

Abstract

In Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper 10/1/1864.

Date

October 1, 1864

Transcription

Recto: [Four vignettes, each with a caption] "Crossing Jerusalem Plank Road // [Pass]ing the Gurley House // Looking down the Weldon RR from the junction with Grant's RR at Blick House // Terminus and junction with Weldon RR at Blick Station.
Verso: no text.

Condition

Large section torn from upper left (prob. by artist); loss of paper at left lower corner; dog ear at lower right; folds.

Medium

graphite on wove paper

Dimensions

12.25 x 2.75 and 6.75 in.

Genre

Graphite drawings--American--1860-1870
Landscape drawings--American--1860-1870

Coordinates

37.2279279, -77.4019266999999

Source

Original drawing location: CW-AM-VA-10/1/64b (Box 4.)

URI

http://hdl.handle.net/2345/4903

Ref. Number

(Becker)CW-AM-VA-10/1/64b

Citation

McCallum, Andrew, “Siege of Petersburg - Scenes of the Construction of Grant's Railroad,” The Becker Collection, accessed October 25, 2021, https://beckercollection.bc.edu/items/show/2711.